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Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

Criminology: A Very Short Introduction  

Tim Newburn

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
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9780191785511
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.001.0001
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9780199643257
Criminology: A Very Short Introduction considers how to measure crime, how crime trends can be studied, and how those trends can be used to inform preventative policy and ... More
6. Understanding the crime drop

6. Understanding the crime drop  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
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9780191785511
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0006
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9780199643257
‘Understanding the crime drop’ explains that the downward trend has not been confined to particular countries. Nor is it a short-term blip, but has been sustained over a significant period ... More
2. What is crime?

2. What is crime?  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
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9780191785511
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10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0002
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‘What is crime?’ considers the definitions of crime. Should the focus be simply on violations of legal codes or should we extend it to violations of moral and social codes? The relativity ... More
2. Between the crime and the court

2. Between the crime and the court  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785092
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0002
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‘Between the crime and the trial’ discusses the procedures undertaken by the police and prosecution services after a crime has taken place and before court proceedings begin. Out of court ... More
4. Why punish … and how?

4. Why punish … and how?  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785092
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0004
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Why is punishment imposed and how do we justify the penalties imposed? ‘Why punish … and how?’ outlines the legal justifications for punishment: one perspective focuses on the crime and its ... More
6. Hearing the crime victim?

6. Hearing the crime victim?  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785092
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0006
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Within the traditional adversarial model of justice, the victim often serves as the principal prosecution witness and, having served this function, plays no further part in criminal ... More
17. ‘A Great Change in Manners’

17. ‘A Great Change in Manners’  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776533
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0017
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9780192853981
‘A Great Change in Manners‘ draws attention to the remarkable order and balance of British society between the 1850s and 1890s. Despite massive industrial and social change, crime fell in ... More
5. Containing deviancy and liberating work

5. Containing deviancy and liberating work  

Colin Ward

in Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2004
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Sep 2013
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9780191776069
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804778.003.0005
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9780192804778
Anarchists are against imprisonment and have an impressive history of releasing the confined. Kropotkin claimed in 1886 that a society built around cooperation rather than competition would ... More
5. Understanding recent trends in crime

5. Understanding recent trends in crime  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
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9780191785511
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0005
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9780199643257
What is happening to crime? Are things getting better or worse, and in what ways? ‘Understanding recent trends in crime’ examines recorded crime trends and data from victimization surveys ... More
1. Introducing criminology

1. Introducing criminology  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
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9780191785511
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0001
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‘Introducing criminology’ explains that according to American criminologist, Edwin Sutherland, criminology is the body of knowledge regarding crime as a social phenomenon including within ... More
4. Torture

4. Torture  

Andrew Clapham

in Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Nov 2015
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Nov 2015
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9780191785436
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706168.003.0004
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9780198706168
The prohibition on torture in the UN Convention against Torture is described in absolute terms, but torture continues around the world. What is the purpose of torture? How has it changed ... More
8. How do we prevent crime?

8. How do we prevent crime?  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785511
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199643257
It is often assumed that the criminal justice system is crucial in determining crime levels, but the available evidence does not bear this out. In fact, it is the processes of socialization ... More
1. Introducing criminal justice

1. Introducing criminal justice  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785092
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0001
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9780198716495
The criminal justice system (CJS) is wide-ranging and involves numerous components and professionals. ‘Introducing criminal justice’ outlines the objectives of criminal justice; how crime ... More
7. The future of criminal justice

7. The future of criminal justice  

Julian V. Roberts

in Criminal Justice: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191785092
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198716495.003.0007
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‘The future of criminal justice’ proposes that a number of trends are set to continue. Budget cuts will mean more privatization along with greater public awareness and official scrutiny of ... More
5. Radical Dickens

5. Radical Dickens  

Jenny Hartley

in Charles Dickens: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
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9780191783203
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198714996.003.0005
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9780198714996
Charles Dickens was a life-long radical. According to Forster, it was Dickens’s childhood experiences that instilled ‘the hatred of oppression, the revolt against abuse of power, and the ... More
4. The substantive reach of court-martial jurisdiction

4. The substantive reach of court-martial jurisdiction  

Eugene R. Fidell

in Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780190625191
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199303496.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199303496
If a court-martial has jurisdiction over an accused, to what offenses does that jurisdiction extend? Military justice codes take a variety of approaches to defining what conduct will be ... More
3. Crime scene management and forensic investigation

3. Crime scene management and forensic investigation  

Jim Fraser

in Forensic Science: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
eISBN: 
9780191872488
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198834410.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198834410
‘Crime scene management and forensic investigation’ shows how the actions of investigating officers at a crime scene can affect the availability and efficacy of forensic tests later in the ... More
Sociology: A Very Short Introduction

Sociology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Steve Bruce

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780191861826
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198822967.001.0001
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book
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9780198822967
Drawing on studies of social class, crime and deviance, education, work in bureaucracies, and changes in religious and political organizations, Sociology: A Very Short Introduction explores ... More
5. Business as usual

5. Business as usual  

Georgios A. Antonopoulos and Georgios Papanicolaou

in Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191836879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795544.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198795544
‘Business as usual’ brings together and evaluates the different aspects of organized crime considered so far. The idea that organized crime is a socially constructed phenomenon reflects the ... More
Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction

Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction  

Georgios A Antonopoulos and Georgios Papanicolaou

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
Published Online: 
Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191836879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795544.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198795544
Organized Crime: A Very Short introduction examines the people involved in organized crime and questions whether the term ‘organized’ is used to evoke the image, operations, ... More

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